Cultural and Intercultural Competence in Translation: State or the art

Ana Gregorio Cano

Abstract


In this paper, I will analyse the theoretical framework of the cultural and intercultural competence in translation through the review of literature in the field. Furthermore, I will describe some definitions of culture with applicable aspects for the design of a future proposal of cultural and intercultural competence model in translation. Conclusions suggest the need for more empirical studies regarding the role/acquisition of cultural and intercultural competence as training programmes and teaching and learning activities are currently mainly based on theoretical notions.

Received: 02-14-12 / Reviewed: 04-23-12 / Accepted: 05-10-12 / Published: 08-01-12

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Gregorio, A. (2012). La competencia cultural e intercultural en traducción: estado de la cuestión. Íkala, revista de lenguaje y cultura, 17(2), 129-144.


Keywords


translator competence, translator as mediator, cultural and intercultural competence, translation training

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